Ashley Meder and Daniel Balling, along with their families, announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bryan and Sheila Meder of Stockton. She is a 2005 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School. She graduated from D'Youville College and is pursuing a family nurse practitioner degree there. She is currently employed as a registered nurse in the emergency department at Erie County Medical Center.
Daniel is a 2003 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School. He graduated from the National Wildland Firefighter Academy in Sacramento, Calif. He was employed by the US Forest Service as a wildland firefighter rappeler stationed in John Day, Ore. He is currently employed as a city of Jamestown firefighter.
The couple is planning a wedding for July 2014 in Ellicottville.